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Pang vs. Twinge — What's the Difference?

Pang vs. Twinge — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Pang and Twinge

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Pang

A sudden sharp bodily pain
Hunger pangs.
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Twinge

A sharp, sudden physical pain.
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Pang

A sudden sharp feeling of emotional distress
A pang of guilt.
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Twinge

A mental or emotional pain
A twinge of guilt.
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Pang

To feel sharp bodily pains.
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Twinge

To feel or be the source of a twinge or twinges
My knee twinged as I stepped off the curb.
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Pang

To feel pangs of distress.
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Twinge

To cause to feel a twinge or twinges
His conscience twinged him.
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Pang

A paroxysm of extreme physical pain or anguish; a feeling of sudden and transitory agony; a throe.
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Twinge

(Obsolete) To tweak; pinch.
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Pang

A sudden sharp feeling of an emotional or mental nature, as of joy or sorrow.
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Twinge

(transitive) To pull with a twitch; to pinch; to tweak.
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Pang

(transitive) To cause to have great pain or suffering; to torment, to torture.
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Twinge

(transitive) To affect with a sharp, sudden pain; to torment with pinching or sharp pains.
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Pang

A paroxysm of extreme pain or anguish; a sudden and transitory agony; a throe; as, the pangs of death.
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Twinge

(intransitive) To have a sudden, sharp, local pain, like a twitch; to suffer a keen, darting, or shooting pain.
My side twinges.
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Pang

To torture; to cause to have great pain or suffering; to torment.
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Twinge

A pinch; a tweak; a twitch.
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Pang

A sudden sharp feeling;
Pangs of regret
She felt a stab of excitement
Twinges of conscience
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Twinge

A sudden sharp pain.
I got a twinge in my arm.
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Pang

A mental pain or distress;
A pang of conscience
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Twinge

To pull with a twitch; to pinch; to tweak.
When a man is past his sense,There's no way to reduce him thence,But twinging him by the ears or nose,Or laying on of heavy blows.
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Pang

A sharp spasm of pain
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Twinge

To affect with a sharp, sudden pain; to torment with pinching or sharp pains.
The gnat . . . twinged him [the lion] till he made him tearhimself, and so mastered him.
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Twinge

To have a sudden, sharp, local pain, like a twitch; to suffer a keen, darting, or shooting pain; as, the side twinges.
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Twinge

A pinch; a tweak; a twitch.
A master that gives you . . . twinges by the ears.
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Twinge

A sudden sharp pain; a darting local pain of momentary continuance; as, a twinge in the arm or side.
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Twinge

A sudden sharp feeling;
Pangs of regret
She felt a stab of excitement
Twinges of conscience
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Twinge

A sharp stab of pain
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Twinge

Cause a stinging pain;
The needle pricked his skin
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Twinge

Feel a sudden sharp, local pain
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Twinge

Squeeze tightly between the fingers;
He pinched her behind
She squeezed the bottle
Nov 30, 2022

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